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Honoring Mayor Marcia Miller upon the occasion of her retirement after 24 years of distinguished service to the Village of Greene, N...

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  • 11 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Mayor Marcia Miller upon the occasion of
her retirement after 24 years of distinguished service to the Village of
Greene, New York

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body seeks to acknowledge those individuals
whose professional lives and civic endeavors serve to enhance the stat-
ure of the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Mayor Marcia Miller upon the occasion of her retirement after 24 years
of distinguished service to the Village of Greene, New York; and
WHEREAS, A lifelong resident of Greene, New York, Marcia Miller was
born one of six children to Rachel and Bill Eckert; in addition, she was
one of the last children born at Greene Hospital; and
WHEREAS, A 1970 graduate of Greene Central High School, Marcia Miller
played for the school's field hockey team; upon graduation, she began
working for MacCrabie's Auto Parts where she was one of the first women
to serve on its parts counter; and
WHEREAS, Marcia Miller met her future husband, Byron, of 40 years,
while running an errand on Genesee Street; a business owner, she owned
and operated Chenango Street Liquors for nine years, and ran a success-
ful wallpapering business for over 10 years; and
WHEREAS, Marcia Miller made a run for Village Trustee and served on
the board for over 20 years; in 2007, she was installed as the Village
of Greene's first female mayor; since taking office, she has rendered
faithful, conscientious and valuable service to the Village; and
WHEREAS, During Marcia Miller's span of service to the Village of
Greene, the local area was subject to major floods; during those times,
she spent countless hours working with local organizations to get Greene
back into its proper form; and
WHEREAS, Serving as a Village Trustee from 1989-2006, Marcia Miller
oversaw a new fire station built in 2005, a new river bridge in 1998, a
sewer plant upgrade, a lift station upgrade, and the design of a new
well project; and
WHEREAS, While serving as Mayor of the Village of Greene, Marcia Mill-
er began the "Mayor for the Day" program in 2008 where a middle or high
school student from the Greene Central School District is picked from
the Community Halloween Dance; the student is chosen if they meet the
mayor's food goal for the food bank; and
WHEREAS, During her mayoral term, Marcia Miller facilitated the Commu-
nity Clothing Bank at the village offices; she was also involved in the
creation of the Greene Inter Municipal Parks Complex, along with the
"Cruise In" program which takes place every other Thursday night in the
Center of the Village during the summer months; and
WHEREAS, A loving fan of Elvis, Mayor Marcia Miller served as a dedi-
cated Girl Scout Leader for many years; active in her church, she is a
dynamic supporter of the Greene Labor Day Picnic Association and, for
over 40 years, has operated a tent for the organization, a tradition she
started with her father and continued even after his passing; and
WHEREAS, A tremendous facilitator and leader in every sense of the
word, Mayor Marcia Miller has always been very open to listening to
everyone's point of view; she is a true asset to society; and
WHEREAS, Along with her husband, Byron, with her throughout have been
their children, Sean and Rachel, all of whom feel privileged to be a
part of her life and rejoice in her achievements; and
WHEREAS, In the faithful performance of her duties Mayor Marcia Mill-
er's ongoing endeavors and notable achievements have significantly

contributed to bettering the quality of life in her community; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Mayor Marcia Miller upon the occasion of her retirement after 24
years of distinguished service to the Village of Greene, New York; and
be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mayor Marcia Miller.

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